Quote Originally Posted by Derec View Post
Literally wiping out the planet? Overdramatic much?


Cost matters - remember that the Great Recession of 2008 was triggered by the oil price climbing above $140/bbl. But cost is not all of it - it's shifting the energy dollars from domestic sources, that provide jobs and government revenues (which can be used to invest in transition away from carbon) and siphoning all that energy money abroad.
<Hits Derec over the head with a house>

It was caused by the real estate collapse!